Actor-Led Final Projects
East 15 Acting School
Undergraduate: Level 6
Monday 13 January 2020
Friday 20 March 2020
26 June 2019
Requisites for this module
BA W441 Acting and Contemporary Theatre
In this module you will prepare your final self-created Showcase projects. Working in groups that have emerged naturally within the year group over the three years of your training together, you and your fellow students will decide the form you want your final Showcase projects to take. All projects are supervised either by the Head of Course or by a visiting professional director but their input is intended to be mainly advisory - you are expected to take control of your own original work.
Students will write, devise, produce, direct, act in, manage and market their own work to a professional standard, putting all their learning and skills into the realisation of self-created projects, some of which will test the boundaries of existing contemporary theatre practice.
The Showcase performance is given to an invited audience of industry professionals, e.g. directors, casting directors, agents, normally in a professional London theatre venue. The Showcase is intended to provide you with opportunities to make professional connections that will enhance your career as an artist and performer.
In this module technical skills work is fully integrated with the work of preparing the self-created projects for performance. Voice, movement and singing tutors will work in rehearsals and workshops with groups as necessary, depending on the form and content of the work they are creating.
- To provide opportunities for students to stage their own work in a professional environment
- To put into practice the widest possible range of students’ learning in the realisation of projects.
By the end of the module you will have produced a piece of professional standard original work. Several former groups of students have gone on to show the work they created in this module at professional theatre venues, for example at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.
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Students work with tutors and directors in small group classes, workshops and rehearsals
Learning also takes place in feedback and group discussion on performances
Independent study and research
Oral formative assessment and tutor feedback is given in group session
Students receive written summative assessment and tutor comments at the end of term.
This module does not appear to have a published bibliography.
Module supervisor and teaching staff
Uri Roodner, Visiting Directors, Voice, Movement and Music tutors
No external examiner information available for this module.
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No lecture recording information available for this module.
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